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Apr
12

Win It Wednesday: Glitter by Aprilynne Pike

Win It Wednesday: Glitter by Aprilynne Pike It’s been a hot minute since we gave away a young adult book in Win It Wednesday. I didn’t forget about everyone who loves their YA fixes (myself included!), and I have an excellent book for you this week: Glitter by Aprilynne Pike. Despite the name, don’t expect Mariah Carey at all. We’re talking Breaking Bad meets Marie Antoinette. Royalty going drug dealer in a dystopian setting...
Jan
9

Review: Metaltown by Kristen Simmons

Review: Metaltown by Kristen Simmons Metaltown Kristen Simmons Published: September 20, 2016 (Tor Teen) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy purchased by reviewer  Reviewed by: Beth Rating (out of 5): 4 stars In Metaltown war—and the factories that feed it—is a constant. So is disease, starvation, and brutal rule by a cadre of “officials” who are all in the back pocket of the wealthiest family in the area. This world is...
Aug
29

Review: Arcana Rising by Kresley Cole (Arcana Chronicles #5)

Review: Arcana Rising by Kresley Cole (Arcana Chronicles #5) Arcana Rising (Arcana Chronicles #4) Kresley Cole Published: Aug. 15, 2016 (Valkyrie Press) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: Purchased Reviewed by: Chelsea Rating (out of 5): 4.5 Stars Note: While this review will be spoiler free, it assumes you’re familiar with the characters and the story up to this point. If you haven’t dived into the Arcana Chronicles, we highly recommend...
Aug
11

Review: Day Zero by Kresley Cole (Arcana Chronicles #3.5)

Review: Day Zero by Kresley Cole (Arcana Chronicles #3.5) Day Zero (Arcana Chronicles #3.5) Kresley Cole Published: Aug. 1, 2016 (Valkyrie Press) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased   Reviewed by: Jenn Rating (out of 5): 5 stars Note: This review will be spoiler free, but does assume you’ve read the other Arcana Chronicle books. If you haven’t, you should! Check out our review of Poison Princess. I love the Arcana Chronicles, it’s truly...
Apr
29

Early Review: True Born by L.E. Sterling (True Born #1)

Early Review: True Born by L.E. Sterling (True Born #1) True Born (True Born Trilogy #1) L.E. Sterling Published: May 3, 2016 (Entangled: Teen) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 3 stars The Plague was not born out of the recesses of disease; it’s something that is in our very DNA. Growing slowly at first, it soon evolved, attacking us from the...
Apr
21

Review: The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead (Glittering Court #1)

Review: The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead (Glittering Court #1) The Glittering Court (The Glittering Court #1) Richelle Mead Published: April 5, 2016 (Razorbill) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: purchased Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 2.5 stars Just as a precursor to this review, it’s with a heavy heart that I give a book by Richelle Mead a measly 2.5 stars which—egads!—I still feel might be rather generous. Still, upon research, there’s a...
Jan
20

Giveaway: ARC of Mercury Striking by Rebecca Zanetti

Giveaway: ARC of Mercury Striking by Rebecca Zanetti Yesterday we told you how much VBC’s Amy liked Rebecca Zanetti’s Mercury Striking. The post-apocalyptic novel blends romantic suspense with dystopia, and that, my friends, is our jam. It’s the first book in the Scorpius Syndrome series, it releases next Tuesday, and we want you to read it. While the guaranteed path is to just pre-order the book right now (you can go to Amazon,...
Sep
25

Review: The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow (Prisoners of Peace #1)

Review: The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow (Prisoners of Peace #1) The Scorpion Rules (Prisoners of Peace #1) Erin Bow Published: Sept. 22, 2015 (Margaret K. McElderry Books) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review Source: copy provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 2.5 stars After the world goes through a climate shift the entirety of the earth’s landscape changed. Of course this caused displacement within the...
Aug
28

Review: The Stars Never Rise by Rachel Vincent

Review: The Stars Never Rise by Rachel Vincent The Stars Never Rise (Stars Never Rise #1) Rachel Vincent Published: June 9, 2015 (Delacorte Press) Purchase: Book Depository or Amazon Review source: Library Reviewed by: Amy Rating (out of 5): 4 stars In The Stars Never Rise the country has been decimated by demons. While demons have not been completely annihilated, anyone who managed to survive live in cities behind walls­­—cities that are controlled...
Jul
23

Giveaway: Signed Copy of Under My Skin by Shawntelle Madison

Giveaway: Signed Copy of Under My Skin by Shawntelle Madison As we edge toward the end of July, I’m eager for new, fresh reads. Also, I’ve been sick this month, and for some reason that always puts me in a bit of a reading funk. My tastes change and I want something entirely different. I flit from genre to genre when I’m feverish, apparently. In the event the general sweltering-ness of summer has you craving a refreshing read, I snagged a little...

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